Craven County Digital History Exhibit

New Bern, Near 44th Mass. Campground

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Title: New Bern, Near the 44th Massachusetts Campground

Creator: Reed, William Garrison

Subject: New Bern (N.C.)
                Agricultural implements
                Fort Anderson (New Bern, N.C.)         

Description: Image of an open ground near New Bern where the 44th Massachusetts had their Campground during the Civil War. In the distance, a man can be seen with what appears to be a horse drawn mowing machine. Reed further describes the photograph as follows: "Old Camp-Ground of the Forty-Fourth, where the right wing of the barracks stood.--The mound on the left is the remains of a fort, built after the regiment came home. In the centre is a glimpse of the Neuse, and halfway between the two 'survivors of the 44th,' on the further side of the river, is where Fort Anderson was located."

Date: October 1884

Type: Image

Format: 7-13/16x6 inches (199x150 mm)

Identifier: XXV.8

Source: Donated by William Garrison Reed, 1926.

Relation: One image from a collection of 48 images in a photo album.

Coverage: New Bern (N.C.)

Rights: Permission to use this photograph must be obtained from the New Bern-Craven County Public Library, 400 Johnson Street, New Bern, NC 28560. Must cite as: William Garrison Reed Photo Album, New Bern-Craven County Public Library.

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Images scanned and text prepared by Victor T. Jones, Jr.

This page last edited on 21 Aug 18.

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